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addicted to technology? find it out what frustrated parents can do when their child prefers the ipad to the pacifier. the news at 10:00 returns in minutes.  >>> so we've all heard people joke they're addicted to their ipads, right? apparently it is not just adults. >> that technology has also made its way into the hands of toddlers and experts say this play time often becomes an obsession. fox's brenda flanagan reports. >> reporter: toddlers, some still sucking binkies interact easily with ipads and similar devices. check them out all over youtube, but some parents post clips like this one with the message ipad is easy but addictive to toddlers of 18 months. be warned! in online chatrooms desperate parents write my son is not even 2 years old and he's addicted to the ipad. what do i do? >> mama! >> no. >> reporter: it's exactly what this mom wants to know. watch as her 3-year-old xavier reacts to having his ipad taken away. xavier is like an addict quitting cold turkey. instead of drugs his addiction is the ipad. >> all day every day. he'll wake up. he has
-- and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square, but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parched land of the sahara and dense rainforest of the congo. technology is transforming things. >> reporter: mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> well, this generation has the chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: international politics major marybeth bronaham stepped up during a q and a session. her sister is working in rwanda with a little boy that has aids and she wanted to know what sort of future the child may have and received a candid answer. >> i would say the future for francois is in jeopardy. >> i'm sorry, i was a little bit taken a back that he said his future was uncertain. one thing he said that the power lies in the geek i think and so i think the power lies in university students like us to change, to contribute to the effort. >> repo
media and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parch land and the dense rain forest of the congo, technology is transforming things. >> reporter: he mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> this generation has a chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: mary beth brosnahan stepped up to the mic during a q and a session. gilled -- i would say that the future for francois is uncertain. >> i was a little bit upset. i think the power lies with us to continue the effort. >> lauren demarco, fox 5 news. >>> coming up auction huge honor for nats phenom bryce harper and there could be more good news for the nats today. >> sports is coming up. coming up. >>> the washington nationals continued to rake in some big awards. >> they have the claim of the majority of baseball
. ordered to go of up his dna. the emergence of dna technology gave us new tools to solve brutal assaults from many years ago. and we should take advantage to hold criminals responsible. we urge, again, the d.c. council to react promptly to remove the artificial barriers to prosecution so rapists don't get away with their crimes. a request ward 3 council member mary chay said deserves another look. >> i think we should take a look at it and we would have to be careful, how much longer shall we have the statute of limitations. and that sort of thing. it's something that we should look at. >> reporter: but for the woman raped in 1999, it looks as if the prosecution is gone forever. >> i was mad. they made me try to remember everything that happened, and you know, no justice was served. i felt a panic attack and i have mental mood problems because of what happened and again for me to bring this back up. i don't understand. if nothing was going to be done, why did they bring this back up? >> reporter: she was fully prepared to testify in court if the case went that far and she's furious that
this week. >> coming up tonight, how technology is taking the pain out of picking a new appliance. >> and we could see showers overnight. gary is back with your extended forecast.  >>> picking a new appliance can be confusing. all the brands and find out which one is right for you. and for now, the technology is only available to consumers in the dc area. laura evans is here now. >> when i first saw this i thought another story about appliances. but this is really cool. when you go to the store this helps you cut to the chase to save money and buy a product that's more energy owe fish ent. there was no way to tell how much a product would cost you to run until now. >> kristy is looking for a coffee maker. >> this one is $53. i'm interested in having a low cost initially when i purchase the coffee maker but i don't want my energy cost to go up. >> john had the same concern when he was shopping. >> i couldn't find any information that could tell me which one was more environmental friendly. >> that information wasn't available anywhere. >> so he started sevinia
to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >> chris: after a disappointing election day it is no surprise republicans would do some soul-searching. but, what is a surprise is how quickly it has begun and how serious it has gotten. joining us to talk about the future of the party, governor bobby jindal, of louisiana, the new chair of the republican governor's association, in the state capitol, baton rouge and from san diego, wisconsin governor scott walker, the new vice chair of the rga, gentlemen, this week, mitt romney, in a conference call with big donors, attributed his defeat to president obama, giving out gifts to minorities and young people, governor jindal, you reacted sharply to that. let's look: >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, given extraordinary financial gifts from the government... >> i absolutely reject that notion, that description. >> we
machen released this statement reading in part, "the emergence of dna technology has given us new tools to solve brutal assaults from many years ago and we should take advantage of those tools to hold criminals accountable. we urge once again the d.c. council to act promptly to remove these artificial barriers to prosecution so that rapists do not get away with their crimes." a request ward 3 council member mary cheh says deserves another look. >> i think we should take a look at it. obviously wed have to be careful to what crimes, how much longer shall we have the statute of limitations, but it's certainly something we should look at. >> but for the woman raped in 1999 it looks as if the prosecution is gone forever. >> i was mad because they made me try to remember everything that happened back then and no justice was served. i suffer panic attacks. i have mental mood problems because of what happened from me having to bring this back up. i didn'tunderstand. if nothing was going to be done, why did they bring this back up? >> the woman told us she was prepared to testify in court if th
. is in a new way to sort through the brands. >> for now, the technology is only available in the d.c. area. we have a report. >> reporter: christy nagel is looking for a coffee maker. >> this is $53. i don't want my energy costs to go up just because i'm getting a cheaper coffee maker. >> reporter: john had the same concern when he was shopping for appliances. >> i couldn't find any information besides the price that could tell me which one was more environmentally friendly or which one saved energy. >> reporter: that information wasn't available anywhere. so he started s actual vinia labs based in bethesda. >> we do consumer research to find out how consumes are use these products and we take that into a testing laboratory at the university of maryland and we test each and every product to find out how much energy they use. >> reporter: consider this. two coffee makes are could cost you $100 in the store but coffee make are number one costs you $200 to run over five years while coffee maker number two only costs you $35 to run over five years. the rating system lays that out for you. it also
. >> if this forey were to take place today with today's technology, how differently would it go down. >> i think she would be caught quicker. there would be a picture of her snogging someone that she shouldn't be. >> joe make everything look cooler. if you could have him direct an aspect. your life, what would it be? >> i really do want like doing the dishes and my dishwasher which i recently got fixed, its abroken again. >> what? >> i have to get a new dishwasher which i haven't got yet. i think i would get him to making to the dishes look like a beautifullent resting thing utah whole idea of the fact, you know, the moral decision to be with aaron john sop's character and the fact that you are already married but you find your true love. when are morals allowed to be thrown out the window in certain swayings? what do you do? >> i think that it is a question of emotion more than it is morality. i think we all like to think that we'd stick to our morals, that we would never break them. human and dos break their own morals all the time. i think it is because we are emotional beings. we are not always
some popular new technology to make their concept work. so take a look. e a look. >> but when you get there, you are able to skip the line, the no cover charge, getting drink specials and things like that. >> reporter: a hot night on the town complete with vip treatment and transportation. >> definitely something that people are talking about more and more. >> reporter: the d.c. hopper is a brand-new way to get to and from some of the region's favorite spots for fight life. it is a creation of brandon yu and alex middle. >> we went to winston churchill high school, local, born and raised. >> they quickly became frustrated with the limited transportation available on weekend nights. >> we want to be able to get out in d.c. and experience other areas but it wasn't convenient. we would have to walk to the metro or get out here via cab but we couldn't get back. because when we last -- cabs wouldn't drive us home or the metro would be closed. we wanted a convenient fun way to get around d.c. >> reporter: enter the d.c. hopper. the shuttle runs every half our on fridays and saturdays from 9
. it's an emerging trend where technology can help reduce post combat stress. >> it makes sense to leverage the capabilities and destria's support health care needs. >> reporter: today, sullivan feels more confident controlling stressful triggers anticipating being a tests he once avoided. >> -- he once avoided. >> starting to get control of my life. >> reporter: he says it's been a long road to recovery but for the first time, he is starting to see results. >> you are getting to understand what went wrong and that you don't have anything wrong. it's just you are not the average person. >> reporter: in atlanta, elizabeth pran fox news. >>> a top lawmaker is calling for an overhaul of the cell phone industry in the wake of hurricane sandy. new york senator schumer wants communication companies to work together to avoid another massive failure of service. he is asking the federal communication commission to require cell provideers to have emergency power source like backup generators at tower sites. >> we are also asking them to explore ways to harden cell infrastructure make it
to have a booty call. >> he's trying to get some? >> right. he's trying to get some. >> it's technology. everything is evolving. it's the same exact thing as passing notes, bakely. >> can you see people are talking about it. the website's founder said it's so popular, there is a new user every three seconds and it may expand now by creating a website just for men appropriately called shetexted.com. >> i'm trying to figure out what all of the letters mean sometimes. >> me and you both. >> give me the basics right now. >>> there are two new editions to the national toy hall of fame. what about this? the latest legends, starwars -- star wars figures and dominoes. a committee picked out the final two out of 12 finalists and they will be a part of the national hall of fame in rochester, new york. and i'll tell you what, star wars dominates my house. and there -- a lot are leggo figures. >> that is what that is. >> i'm trying to figure out what kk means in text. >> okay, okay? >> times two? >> reporter: don't know. >> hey, gary. >> who knew they had a toy hall of fame. >> did you know that? >
. people who work right here locally who work for loosened technology, those people who didn't diversify, their financial future has been changed. so you need to diversify and there are many different ways to diversify in today's market. second thing people don't do is to build up your war chest. take advantage of your employer's 401 k plan. 25 and 35% tax savings by contributing to this plan. and as far as an employer match. and probably the third thing i see time and time again is people don't diversify internationally. everyone thinks u.s., u.s., u.s. but the u.s. only produces 48% of the world's gdp. and we're lucky to have the u.s. gdp grow at 2% this year. the world's gdp, the brick countries, brazil, russia, india and china are growing 3 and 4 times. >> let me ask you this, a lot of people look at the money that they have left over trying to save. i think the biggest seems overwhelming cause you are told to have a savings account and contribute to the 401 k. how do you know how much to put where i guess? >> you know, there are rules of thumb to live by. my oldest daughter just gra
, and there are even popular new technology they're using to make their concept work. let's take a look. >> also when you get there, you're able to skip the line, no cover charge. >> reporter: a hot night on the town with v.i.p. treatment and transportation. >> definitely something people are talking about more and more. >> reporter: the d.c. hopper is the new way to get to and from some of the region's favorite spots to night life. it's a creation of maryland natives brandon and alex. went to winston churchill high school, local. >> reporter: after turning 21, they became frustrated with the limited transportation available on weekend nights. >> we want to go out and experience other areas, but it wasn't convenient. we'd have to walk to the metro, or get a cab, but couldn't get back, because when we left cabs wouldn't drive us home or the metro would be closed. we wanted a convenient, fun way to get out to d.c. >> reporter: enter the d.c. hopper. it costs $16 each way between bethesda and dupont circle or georgetown. to travel between the two d.c. locations
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